Mediatized Intersections: class, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, 7.5 ECTS

Second level

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Study pace 50%
Study time Daytime
Study form Normal
Language English
Special eligibility requirements
Bachelor of Arts degree in Media and Communication Studies or equivalent, including a thesis of 15 ECTS credits. English B/English 6 or the equivalent.

Description

The course discusses different theoretical methods and empirical studies of how media represent different aspects of social identities such as class, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality. The concept of intersectionality is used as a departure point t…

The course discusses different theoretical methods and empirical studies of how media represent different aspects of social identities such as class, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality. The concept of intersectionality is used as a departure point to describe and explain the degree and variations of the way media representations construct identities as well as the power structures these representations are grounded in.

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Area of interests: Media and Communications

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Media and Communication Studies

Media and Communication Studies is an international and vibrant interdisciplinary field of studies with influences from both Social Sciences and the Humanities. Research and studies within the field aims to understand and/or explain both historical developments and contemporary phenomena involving media.

It includes the study of traditional media organizations (television, print media, radio) as well as new forms of media such as social media platforms, digital news media, streaming services, and other digital technologies that influence our everyday lives and shape our perceptions, world views, and affect our society, culture, and politics on an aggregate level.

Examples of topics explored within the field are: media and; power, democracy, economics, social movements, identity, extremism, gender, diversity, war and conflict, representation, climate change, migration, minorities, and existential issues.

Media and Communication Studies